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Signs of drug addiction

Drug and alcohol addiction is a serious and growing problem in the United States. This is particularly true for young children. Unfortunately, an estimated 55% of American children and teenagers have consumed alcohol before the age 20. An estimated 36.4% of American high school seniors have used marijuana. While a little experimentation is usually harmless, often children, without proper education or the maturity to handle these substances.

If drug and alcohol addiction continues, some of the consequences can be legal and academic problems, including not getting into college, sexual development issues, and a higher risk of homicide and suicide. Unfortunately, the effects of drug addiction are not limited to the addict. In fact, often the effects can be just as bad on the family and loved ones of the Continue reading